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Memorable Manitobans: William Moore (1914-1983)

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Born at Winnipeg on 12 October 1914, he attended St. John’s College where he received BA and BEd degrees. His teaching career began as Principal of Dominion City School (1937-1939) and Emerson School (1940-1941) then came to Winnipeg where he taught at Luxton Junior High School (1944-1951) and Winnipeg Technical-Vocational School (?-?). He was Principal of Charleswood Collegiate (1959-1963) and Vincent Massey Collegiate (1963-1966) before returning to classroom teaching at Churchill High School (1966-1969) until retirement in 1979. He and wife Jean had two boys and a girl. He died at Winnipeg on 4 December 1983 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.


“Know Your Principal,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 May 1964, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 December 1983, page 53.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 February 2019

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